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U.S. Supreme Court

CHURCH OF LUKUMI BABALU AYE
v. 
CITY OF HIALEAH, 508 U.S. 520 (1993)

508 U.S. 520

 CHURCH OF LUKUMI BABALU AYE, INC. v.
CITY OF HIALEAH
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR
THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

No. 91-948

Argued November 4, 1992
Decided June 11, 1993

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ï  The U.S. Supreme Court found in favor of the Santería Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye.

ï  Four Hialeah City Ordinances were in contradiction to the First Amendment.

ï Commentaries, written about the decision by Peter Biella, appear on the right of the screen. 

ï  Additional comentaries and explanations of this website are available from this column through hyperlinks.

 

Title
Syllabus
Synopsis
Opinions
I  Overview
I-A  Santería Religion
I-B  Case History
II 
Free Exercise
II-A 
Neutrality
II-A-1 
Compelling
II-A-2  Equal Protection
II-A-3
Summary
II-B
Applicability
III
Fail Scrutiny
IV
Conclusion

 

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